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Bottling plant okay, but where is the water?

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 28, 2013

The announcement in the Railway Budget to set up a Rail Neer bottling plant in Jaipur might have earned some brownie points in political circles but it has fuelled a debate on the...

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Subject Tags: European Union

EU Regulator to Provide Guidance on UN Carbon Offset Treatment

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 27, 2013

The European Union’s regulatory arm plans to provide guidelines on its treatment of imported carbon credits following a rule change in the bloc’s emissions trading system, according to a statement published today.

The European Commission advice covers the...

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India, EU sign pact to recycle waste water

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 30, 2013

India and the European Union have signed a Rs 80-crore (about €12-million) agreement to recycle industrial and domestic waste water to provide water for irrigation purposes.

Besides, the two sides would work on other products that come out of waste water and...

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Subject Tags: European Union , India

EU Carbon Declines to Record Before Sales of 15.7 Million Tons

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 22, 2013

European Union emission permits fell to a record before sales planned for this week of 15.7 million metric tons, which will further boost supply.

EU carbon for December dropped 3.1 percent as nations prepared for four auctions this week on the European Energy...

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Subject Tags: Bloomberg , European Union

EU Carbon Permits Drop as Natural Gas, Power Prices Decline

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 9, 2013

European Union carbon allowances fell as German electricity and U.K. natural gas prices dropped, curbing demand for pollution rights in the world’s biggest cap- and-trade system.

EU permits for delivery in December declined as much as 4.2 percent to 6.38 euros ($8.34)...

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Subject Tags: European Union

The Water Agenda: Technology as a bridge between the EU and India

By : Anonymous, Jan 7, 2013

This article takes a look at challenges of a water stressed India and the need for establishing knowledge transfer and collaborative frameworks to enhance water management practices in India. 

Water is an increasingly contested resource across India, with the...

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Cabinet likely to discuss India's negotiating strategy at UN climate change talks

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 23, 2012

The Cabinet is expected to discuss and finalise at its meeting on Thursday India's negotiating strategy at the UN sponsored climate change talks at Doha, which begins from Monday. 

In the face of the European Union's domestic difficulties in taking on legally binding...

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EU suspends controversial aviation carbon tax

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 21, 2012

The European Union executive caved in to critics of its contested carbon tax on air travel Monday, offering to "stop the clock" and suspend the measure for a year on flights to and from non-European nations.

The EU's climate commissioner Connie Hedegaard said at...

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Subject Tags: European Union

Bangalore-based Anu Solar partners German firm

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 6, 2012


Bangalore-based Anu Solar, manufacturers of solar water heaters and energy products has partnered Germany based Smart Energysystems International AG. As part of the joint venture Anu Solar will manufacture solar generators using German technology for the Indian...

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Subject Tags: European Union

Burden from carbon tax will be minimal on India: EU

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 23, 2012


The financial burden on India on account of the European Union’s (EU) proposed carbon tax on airlines will be minimal when compared with the overall levy, a EU official said, as the local government steps up pressure against the plan.


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Subject Tags: European Union